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Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency

The NFIA is a Dutch government agency that provides free consultancy, information and practical assistance for foreign companies that are interested in establishing their business in the Netherlands. It also offers access to a broad network of potential business partners and helpful government institutions.

In line with its philosophy of delivering custom-built solutions to investing entrepreneurs, the NFIA has a regional office in Taipei that is dedicated exclusively to helping Taiwanese business who want to explore the possibilities of investing in Holland. Our Chinese-speaking staff would be more than happy to help you with your inquiries, and we cordially invite you to contact us with any questions about

Click here to go to the NFIA's Chinese website for Taiwan, and here for the English international website.

The central geographical position of the Netherlands provides it with a strategic, secure location to serve markets within Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The winning combination of state-of-the-art infrastructure, a business-friendly environment and a competitive fiscal climate is the reason why numerous European, American and Asian companies have already established their facilities in the Netherlands. Want to find out what Holland can do for your business?

Click here to go to the NFIA homepage.

The NFIA can arrange arranging in-person meetings with key operators, including introductions to relevant business partners, government authorities, a variety of Dutch networks and service suppliers, and other relevant contacts in the investment process. It also offers tailor-made support by NFIA specialists in many sectors. Starting with local support in Taiwan, the NFIA offers personal guidance and counseling on topics such as tax regulations, labor issues, permit procedures, and governmental incentives.


strategic location

Holland is the gateway to Europe

The Netherlands is uniquely located for access to markets in Europe and beyond. Connected to the rest of the world by first-class seaports (Rotterdam is the largest seaport in Europe), and major airports, Holland is the gateway to Europe, with over 170 million consumers within a 500km radius.


international business environment

Holland is built for business

With over 50% of its GDP derived from international activities, Holland has a global perspective that few nations can rival. It consistently ranks among the top countries to do business in, offering winning combination of innovative thinking, business-oriented politics, a sound and sensible fiscal climate and a multi-lingual, motivated workforce.


superior logistics and technology

Holland is connected to the world

Home to one of the world's largest internet exchange points ( the Amsterdam Internet Exchange) and a state-of-the-art, 100% digital, advanced fiber-optic network , Holland is optimized for the digital future. But the country also boasts a an extensive modern highway system, high-speed rail networks and accessible waterways that physically connect it to all other countries in Europe.


excellent tax environment

Holland is business-friendly

The Netherlands offers practical and clear tax-solutions, especially the treatment of VAT, geared for international business, as well as establishing an overall attractive fiscal climate, particularly for multinational corporations. Agreements are already in place to ensure the avoidance of double taxation, and to regulate withholding taxes between Taiwan and the Netherlands.

investment in Holland at a glance

population of the Netherlands (million)
consumers within 500km radius (million)
foreign companies investing in NL
foreign operations established in NL
Taiwanese companies investing in NL

Holland as an investment destination

Total amount of Taiwanese investments in Europe (million/USD)

The Netherlands (1,517)
United Kingdom (569)
Germany (211)
France (30)

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For foreign companies wishing to establish their business in the Netherlands and to take advantage of the Dutch business environment as a strategic base to cover Europe, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) is the first port of call.

The NFIA was established for the specific purpose of helping and advising such companies by providing them with advice, information and practical assistance, quickly and on a confidential basis, as well as providing them access to a broad network of business partners and government institutions, all free of charge.

Founded 35 years ago, the NFIA is an operational unit of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. Throughout the years it has supported thousands of companies from all over the world to successfully establish their business in the Netherlands.

The NFIA is here to help your business.

Visit the NFIA website to find out how investing in Holland can boost your business.